FCC Comment Fraud Sparks Calls For Reform

Law360 (May 19, 2021, 7:50 PM EDT) -- A sweeping report released by the New York Attorney General's Office earlier this month revealed widespread fraud in the Federal Communications Commission's 2017 call for public comment on the agency's proposed net neutrality deregulation, highlighting how difficult it can be for the government to safeguard dialogue with the public.

The report revealed that cribbed identities were used to boost the number of commenters calling for a repeal of net neutrality rules. Privacy and good-government experts agree that agencies like the FCC have a responsibility to ensure that commenters are who they say they are, but implementing too many security measures could also...

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